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British English: /ˈməʊtə/
American English: /ˈmoʊdər/

Translation of motor in French:


  • 2 [figurative]to be the motor for something
    être le moteur de quelque chose

adjective before n

  • 1 (Automobile)
    (industry, insurance, manufacturer, mechanic, racing, trade, vehicle)
    (exhibition, show)
    de l'automobile
  • 2 (Medicine)
    (activity, area of brain, disorder, function, nerve)

intransitive verb

  • 1 [dated] (travel by car)
    voyager en voiture, rouler
    to motor along/away
    passer/s'éloigner en roulant or en voiture
    to motor down to the coast
    rouler vers la côte
  • 2 [informal] (go fast)
    tracer [informal]
    she's really motoring through the work
    elle abat vraiment de la besogne
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